May 28, 2024

Robert Morrison

Died: April 2, 2020; Oglesby

Born: March 15, 1950; La Salle

Robert J. Morrison, 70, of Oglesbyd ied at 11 a.m. April 2, 2020, unexpectedly in his home.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Vincent's Cemetery, La Salle. Shields Funeral Chapel, Oglesby is in chargeof arrangements.
Bob was born March 15, 1950, in La Salle to Donald and Betty (Siebert) Morrison.
Bob worked as a manager for Montgomery Wards and later at Sears.
He served on the La Salle-PeruHigh School Board of Education where he was chair of the finance and public relations committees and was a member of the board's policy committee. He also served on the L-P Foundation board.
Bob loved gardening and traveling to Chetek, Wis., every July with his family. He was an avid Bears fan with a basement full of memorabilia he collected.
He is survived by his sister, Laurie Krystofek of Oglesby; 2 nieces, Patti (Andy) Kamnikar and Peggy Chiu, both of Oglesby; and five great-nieces and great-nephews, Tristan, Sophia, Adan, Johnathan and Lydia.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law John Krystofek.
In lieu of flowers, memorials maybe directed to the L-P Foundation.
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